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Bobo-Dioulasso

(ˈbəʊbəʊdjuːˈlæsəʊ)
n
(Placename) a city in W Burkina Faso. Pop: 396 000 (2005 est)
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Every two years the Ministry of Arts, Culture, and Tourism of Burkina Faso organises a National Cultural Week in Bobo Dioulasso.
Race organiser Hubert Auriol said he was shocked by the accident, which happened near the end of the eighth stage at Bobo Dioulasso, in Burkina Faso.
Air Ivoire also serves the Abidjan-Ouagadougou route and Air Burkina has a regional service linking Mali and Togo with Ouagadougou and Bobo Dioulasso.
Out of its Ouagadougou hub, the airline serves Bobo Dioulasso locally and Abidjan, Accra, Bamako, Cotonou, Dakar, Niamey, and Lome regionally.
La communaute internationale, qui realise, avec regret, que le Burkina Faso pourrait s'enflammer, les troubles ont atteint Bobo Dioulasso, deuxieme ville du pays bien apres l'annulation par la Presidence du vote du projet de revision constitutionnelle, prevu jeudi et l'annonce de sa disponibilite a ouvrir des pourparlers [beaucoup plus grand que] pour une periode de transition a l'issue de laquelle il transmettra le pouvoir au President democratiquement elu, estime qu'il revient aux Burkinabes de decider de leur avenir.
Summary: Dakar - A detachment of the Royal Armed Forces (FAR) participated, on Sunday in Bobo Dioulasso (400 km south of Ouagadougou), in a parade marking the fiftieth anniversary of the independence of Burkina Faso.
Meetings were organized between the two bronze smith centres of Ouagadougou and Bobo Dioulasso to help them discover the specific styles and techniques of the two "schools".
Le Burkina Faso organise tous les deux ans a Bobo Dioulasso, la Semaine Nationale de la Culture dont les objectifs essentiels demeurent la valorisation de la culture et la promotion des artistes burkinabe.
La tension reste perceptible dans les principales provinces de Dioulasso (ouest), notamment dans la 2e ville du pays Bobo Dioulasso (ouest) et a Fada-Ngourma ou les protestataires ne comptent pas lacher prise.
The ruling party headquarters in the second city of Bobo Dioulasso and the city hall was also torched by protesters, witnesses said.
Burkinabe officials said there were also large-scale protests in Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina's second biggest town, and Ouahigouya, to the north.